Internal Revenue Service
- The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection
and tax law enforcement. Contains downloadable forms, instructions,
and agency publications. It also includes "The Digital Daily," an
almost-humorous online newspaper.
- Offers accounting resources, including industry news, articles,
reference libraries, and discussion boards.
Accounting: A Virtual
History - An illustrated, annotated history of the accounting
profession, from the professional organization which represents
the interests of chartered accountants working in the United States.
Accounting Firm Development
Center - Training in building a more manageable and profitable
accounting business, programs, strategies, and techniques.
- List of bookkeepers, accountants, helpful tools and resources
for starting a bookkeeping business or solving accounting problems.
EDGAR Database of Online
Corporate Financial Information - Copies of forms 10-K and other
filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Forms
are posted to the site 24 hours after the filing date.
Financial Accounting Standards
Board - The designated private sector organization in the U.S.
that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards. FASB
standards are recognized as authoritative by the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission and the American Institute of Certified
Governmental Accounting Standards
Board - Working to establish and improve standards of US state
and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will
result in useful information for users of financial reports.
Hamilton and Macavery
CPAs - This web site is for tax professional services both corporate
and individual from two leading CPAs in the field of taxation. Vist
this site to learn about changes to tax code or contact for professional
assistance with local and federal tax authorities.
Funadmentals - Class web site for Managerial Accounting Fundamentals
at San Diego State University. It contains past examinations, and
outlines for the course using the Hilton 4th ed. textbook.
Web - Accounting resources irrespective of the university.
SmartPros - Resource-based
accounting site with articles, industry news, student study guides,
and a directory of firms, associations, and journals.
U.S. Government Accountability
Office - Investigative arm of Congress charged with examining
matters relating to the receipt and payment of public funds.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- The SEC is the agency responsible for administering federal securities
laws in the U.S.
ACAUS - Association of Chartered
Accountants in the U.S. is a professional, nonprofit organization
that represents the interests of US based chartered accountants
in Australia, Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland,
and South Africa.
Accounting and Finance Benchmarking
Consortium - Association of accounting and finance professionals
in companies identifying the practices that improve the overall
operations of the members.
Associations - A comprehensive directory of state, national,
and international accounting and professional organizations.
Accounting Group International
- Association of small- to medium-sized firms with 14 U.S. and European
firms and representation in 27 locations.
A virtual community for accountancy professionals. Services include
biweekly newswire, online news, Q&A, accountant and corporate advisors
directory, reference material and an online mall.
AGN International Ltd. - Worldwide
association of separate and independent accounting and consulting
All India Cost and Management
Accountants - Discussion board and articles for members of the
International Cost and Works Accountants of India.
American Accounting Association
- Accounting education and research, includes members from academic
institutions from around the world. Publishes journals and holds
conferences on various accounting-related topics.
American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants - National professional association for CPAs
in the United States.
American Institute of Professional
Bookkeepers - Professional association and certifying body offering
bookkeeping news, continuing education, job information, and a members-only
- Forum reuniting former employees, coworkers and colleagues of
Arthur Andersen to help maintain their professional network.
The Arab Society for Certified
Accountants (ASCA Society) - Organization for advancing the
profession of accounting, auditing management, and related disciplines
in the countries of the Arab League.
Accounting Marketing - Provides marketing support and education
to accounting marketers, CPAs and consultants. Includes chapter
information, job bank and educational programs.
Association of Accounting Technicians
(AAT) Australia - Professional body for Accounting Technicians
in Australia. Includes organization's mission, course listings,
and membership information for support staff working in accounting
and finance with qualified accountants.
Association of Chartered
Certified Accountants (ACCA) - Professional worldwide organization
for chartered certified accountants.
The Association of Corporate
Treasurers - The only professional body for corporate treasurers
in the UK, promoting the study and practice of finance and treasury
Accounting Institute Seminars
- Becoming a U.S. CPA. Education and experience requirements, applying,
examination dates and topics, exam contents, seminars and self study
books (paper or on-line) to prepare for the exam.
- Information filter for accounting academics. Includes news feed,
library of documents, job vacancies and event listings.
Property tax deduction, consulting and on-line services
AECM-L - Email
discussion list devoted to "Accounting Education Using Computers
Agilecor - CFOs and controllers
can find and exchange templates and "solution packs" covering business
planning, accounting and financial management topics.
- Accountancy, legal, and insurance broker services.
Inc. - The focus of the firm is to complement the managerial
resources of client companies looking to expand their business interests
overseas and businesses requiring interim CFO support.
CFOdirect Network -
Online resource for senior financial executives.
CPA Marketing Tips
- Easy to use marketing system created especially for smaller practices.
CPAdirectory - A nationwide
database of 450,000 Certified Public Accountants and CPA firms searchable
by criteria including name, location, and industry focus. Taxpayer,
small business, and investing information is available for the public
and the professional. Includes job posting and career information
within the accounting profession.
CPAnet - Online community
and website resource for accounting professionals.
CpaTeam - Accounting, investment,
tax and technology links, plus topical search engines. Designed
to be a major resource for Certified Public Accountants. Maintained
by an individual.
EdgarScan - Interface
to SEC filings provided by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Estates, Evaluations &
Estimates - Delivers historical securities pricing valuations
for CPAs filing estate tax returns.
Protection - International tax planning for American taxpayers.
Asset protection trusts. Offshore Company and Trust formation.
Group - Offers self-study courses with online grading and customer
Malpractice - Provides online courses focused on accounting
malpractice and its prevention.
American Center for Continuing
Professional Education - Offers self-study courses and is also
appropriate for enrolled agents.
American CPE, Inc.
- Offers self-study courses in a variety of topics.
American Society of Continuing
Education (ASCE) - Provides courses for accountants.
Apex CPE - Offers online
courses, exams, instant grading, and certificates for financial
professionals. Includes course descriptions, location and contact
details, and related resources.
Art Berkowitz Seminars
- Provides self-study and in-house customized continuing professional
education courses for accountants.
Atlas Assurity Disaster
Recovery - Provides an educational course covering disaster
- Accounting employment recruiting firm, specializing in permanent
and temporary staffing for financial professionals.
AccountPros - Employment
search services for accounting professionals.
Anne Mills Taxation
Recruitment - Recruitment firm that specialise in tax appointments
and in placing accountancy professionals.
Big 5 Friends.com -
An interactive community where business professionals with Big 5
experience can meet and seek out career opportunities. Includes
job fields for other consulting positions, and articles.
Industry News - Topix - News on the accounting industry pulled
from thousands of sources around the net.
Agencies, Laws and Regulation at Lawdog - Illustrates banking,
consumer debt collection and credit laws. Links to state laws, regulations,
and regional news.
BNA, Inc. - Bureau of National
Affairs: a publisher of print and electronic news on health care,
business, labor relations, law, economics, taxation, environmental
protection, safety, and public policy and regulations.
- Online companion to the monthly accounting and finance magazine
targeted to CFOs and corporate controllers includes a comprehensive
article archives, newsletters, and survey findings on a variety